Why Genghis Khan's Great-Great Granddaughter Was Just as Badass

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Why Genghis Khan's Great-Great Granddaughter Was Just as Badass

Wednesday, 29 January

Khutulun was the warrior daughter of Kaidu, and the great-great granddaughter of Genghis Khan. While she was fearless in battle and an accomplished hand-to-hand fighter, tradition dictated that she be married off to cement political alliances. One problem: Khutulun didn't consider herself the marrying type. She agreed in principle to the marry someone, with one crucial caveat -- to win her hand in matrimony, her future husband would have to best her in the wrestling ring. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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